xotic and unexplored, cradled by the verdant cliffs of the Eastern Himalayas, lush rainforest, exotic orchids, tea gardens... that is North-East India, Eternal Glories offers you. Darjeeling and Kolkata (Calcutta), names that evoke fond memories of the Raj, are combined with the quaint hill-state of Sikkim, known for its Buddhist influence and numerous orchids. Relaxation in the serene Himalayas ends with a search for the one-horned rhino, in the foothills of Assam.
 
Day 01: CALCUTTA (Kolkata): Welcome in India. Assistance on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Famous Flower Market of Kolkata

 
Day 02: KOLKATA: Early morning visit Flower market near Howrah Bridge followed by a boat ride on the river Hooghly. Afternoon enjoy sightseeing tour of the city, which includes the famous Victoria Memorial. Board the train to New Jalpaigudi in the evening.
   
Day 03: DARJEELING: Arrive New Jalpaigudi. Change to the Toy train for Darjeeling. The toy train is pulled by a small steam locomotive, for the long and winding climb up the hills to Darjeeling. Arrive and check in your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
   
Day 04: DARJEELING: Drive to the Tiger Hill to view sunrise and the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga. Later visit Senchal Lake and Ghoom Monastery. Afternoon city tour includes Himalayan Mountaineering Institute along with a visit to the Tea Estate, where you can watch the pickers at work.
   
 
Day 05: DARJEELING: Day at leisure in the serene Himalayas.

Pemyangtse Monastery- Sikkim's second oldest monastery

 
Day 06: PELLING: Reach Pelling by road. Afternoon visit Pemyangtse Monastery- Sikkim's 2nd oldest monastery.
 
Day 07: GANGTOK: Morning drive to Gangtok, known for its orchids & flowers and for the heavy influence of the Tibetan culture. Visit Bon Pa Monastery at Rablang La enroute.
   
Day 08: GANGTOK: Morning excursion to the Rumtek Monastery and the Research Institute of Tibetology. Afternoon enjoy city sightseeing.
   
 
Day 09: GANGTOK: Enjoy full day excursion to Phodong & Lebrang monasteries.

Young Monk making bubble outside Rumtek Monastry, Gangtok

 
Day 10: KALIMPONG: Continue to Kalimpong. Here, you visit Gladioli flower nurseries, Dr. Graham's unique school, sericulture institute and the bustling bazaars of the small hill town.
 
Day 11: KALIMPONG: Visit the Brang monastery in the morning followed by the Pedong monastery & Thongsa gompa. Remaining day at leisure.
   
Day 12: SHILLONG: Drive to Bagdogra airport to board the flight to Guwahati. Met on arrival & transferred directly to Shillong. Arrive & check in your hotel.
   
 
Day 13: KAZIRANGA: Morning sightseeing tour of the city. Later drive to Kaziranga National Park, on the banks of the river Brahmaputra. You will stay in a Jungle Lodge, situated by a stream in the paddy fields and forest. Evening kept reserved for local folk dance and music with bonfire.

Rhinoceros Unicornis, Kaziranga National Park

 
Day 14- 15: KAZIRANGA: Daylong jungle activities including early morning elephant ride. Kaziranga National Park is famous as the last major home of Rhinoceros unicornis. The park also has wild gaur, deer, elephants, tigers, bears and many water bird species including pelicans, which breed here.
 
Day 16: GUWAHATI: Proceed to Guwahati. Arrive & check in your hotel. Optional sightseeing tour of Guwahati in the afternoon that includes the famous Kamakshya temple on Nilachal Hill.
   
Day 17: KOLKATA: Morning flight to Kolkata. Assistance on arrival & transferred to your hotel. Time for relax & cherish the wonderful moments of your trip.
   
Day 18: KOLKATA: Transfer to airport to board the flight back home.

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